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Avain Comprehensive Habitat Type Dataset for the Central Texas Coast

Dates

Publication Date
2014-06-03 00:00:00
End Date
2014-06-03 05:00:00

Citation

LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Gulf Coast Prairie Landscape Conservation Cooperative(publisher), Elizabeth H. Smith(Originator), Felipe Chavez-Ramirez(Originator), Luz Lumb(Originator), 2014-06-03(Publication), Avain Comprehensive Habitat Type Dataset for the Central Texas Coast, https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/53c5570ce4b0b58d96eeb68b

Summary

The Comprehensive Habitat Type Dataset was developed by merging NOAA Benthic Habitat Atlas (BHA), Ecological Mapping Systems of Texas (aka Texas Ecological Systems Database, TESD), and National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) data within the study area for the ICF 2012 project (CGP LCC 2012-002 Employing the Conservation Design Approach on Sea-Level Rise Impacts on Coastal Avian Habitats along the Central Texas Coast). BHA data was used to depict mangroves, oysters, and patchy, continuous, and discontinuous seagrass beds where BHA existed within the study area. NWI data was used for all wetland/intertidal environments where NWI data existed within the study area. TESD data was used for all upland environments, and weltand/intertidal and/or [...]

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Purpose

This dataset was developed to fulful a need for a thematically and spatially high-resolution land cover dataset for the purposes of evaluating potential avian habitat along the central Texas coast.

Rights

None; Although this dataset has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. This data is provided on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. Be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. It is strongly advised that in-situ verification of land cover or habitat type data be performed at the onset of any conservation planning activities.; Distributor assumes no liability for misuse of data.

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